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“I’ve seen how it’s changed peoples’ lives”

Nov. 26 2013 | Tags: , , ,

“It seemed like a good opportunity to do something different,” explains Brittany. Brittany has been a part of the Know Risks Peer Education team at AFG for almost two years. But before joining the team, she didn’t always feel like ...Read More

Project Giving Tree

Oct. 28 2013 |

As you begin making out your lists for holiday gift giving, we hope that you will remember Alternatives For Girls’ (AFG) Project Giving Tree!  Contributions that we received from people like you helped us to ensure a sparkling and joyous ...Read More

Blog: Rise N’ Shine

Sep. 19 2013 | Tags: , , ,

Rise N' Shine Posted on August 26, 2013 by Rajanae and Ciara About the bloggers: Rajane is 19 years old, and a three year Youth Leader for  Rise N’ Shine. Ciara is 18 years old and a Youth Leader for ...Read More

Dream Warriors

Sep. 19 2013 |

This October, we invite you to join Alternatives For Girls as we support homeless and at-risk girls and young women who are being empowered to make positive choices and live powerful lives. During the program, you will learn more about ...Read More

2014 Role Model Awards Call For Nominations

Sep. 12 2013 |

AFG is now accepting nominations for our 2014 Role Model Awards. We invite you to nominate an extraordinary woman who you think would make an excellent AFG Role Model. Complete criteria, along with a writable nominations form, can be found ...Read More

Concert to Benefit AFG

Aug. 2 2013 |

On August 17th at the Redford Theater at 7 pm, Cecil Cosey and BlackStar Entertainment are hosting a concert featuring Robert Curry of Day 26 and many others. They are going to donate 50% of the event proceeds to AFG. ...Read More

Blog: Teen Outreach Program

Jul. 31 2013 |

Posted on July 31, 2013 by Angelique About the blogger: Angelique is 17  years old and has been a Know Risks Peer Educator for about 17 months.  She will graduate from high school in June  2014. The Teen Outreach Program ...Read More

Blog: Adventure Therapy

Jun. 27 2013 |

Posted on June 27, 2013 by Sinita About the blogger: Sinita Williams is a counselor in AFG’s Shelter department. She received her Masters in Social  Work from Wayne State University. While completing her MSW program Sinita  interned at AFG as ...Read More

Blog: Why I Want to Become a Part of AFG’s Transition to Independent Living Program

Apr. 24 2013 |

Posted on April 24, 2013 by Daniella About the blogger: Daniella is a relative newcomer to AFG's Shelter. She wrote this blog as part of her application to AFG's Transition to Independent Living (TIL) Program, AFG's long-term shelter program that helps homeless ...Read More

Blog: What I Think and How I Feel About New Choices

Mar. 15 2013 |

Posted on March 15, 2013 by Babydoll About the blogger: Babydoll has been a participant in AFG's New Choices Program for eight years. She first came into the program seeking support as survivor of severe mental, emotional, and sexual abuse. She continues ...Read More

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